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    We're hiring! 

    Come join our pretty fun crew! We're looking for hard-working, motivated talent to work alongside our team and grow our brand. We currently have the following positions available: 

    • Retail Store Manager 
    • Visual & Graphic Design Intern 
    • Social Media & Operations Intern 

    Full-Time Positions 

    Retail Store Manager

    Alice & Wonder is seeking an experienced Store Manager for our Chicago shop to develop and manage all aspects of the business while ensuring the highest-level of customer satisfaction.

    We’re interested in candidates who act as entrepreneurs and can cultivate talented teams. They are self-motivated strategists who drive incremental sales and maintain the integrity of the brand. They are caring leaders who’s talents help the growth of their sales team, as well as the growth of the company. They are creative thinkers who pride themselves in pushing boundaries. And most important, they are team players who want a pretty fun place to work.

    What you’ll do:

    • Drive store sales results to reach goals daily and achieve company targets
    • Assist with recruitment, training, and developing an effective sales team
    • Coach and develop successful sales associates with focus on customer satisfaction
    • Communicate with all levels of the management team
    • Manage staff scheduling and approve weekly payroll
    • Provide constructive feedback, resolve all concerns and take disciplinary action as needed
    • Maintain strong product knowledge of the brand as well as seasonal trends
    • Implement and execute visual merchandising and creative direction
    • Maintain clear, clean and focused store layout
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with the team, customers, and colleagues
    • Prepare weekly and monthly reports
    • Strategize on business plans that will increase profitability
    • Develop and execute store events
    • Ensure company policy and procedures are adhered to
    • Oversee store operations, including, but not limited to maintaining stock (organization, replenishment, and inventory control) and store cleanliness and general housekeeping
    • Executes in markdowns, transfers and restock standard within the total store

    What you got:

    • Previous managerial or assistant-managerial experience a must
    • Strong work ethic with a need to pursue challenging projects and knack for problem-solving
    • Ability to think outside the lines, finding value in unexpected places
    • Copes with change effectively and shifts gears comfortably
    • Diffuses high-tension situations quickly while maintaining productive relationships
    • Speak up and be willing to be the only champion for an idea
    • Have a nose for talent and the ability to grow leaders
    • Familiarity with key customer base is a strong plus
    • Strong business accountability and follow through
    • Proven ability to drive sales results
    • Coaching and staff development experience
    • Experience creating and maintaining a strong clientele base
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Flexibility to work evenings and one-day a weekend (always guaranteed two-days off, but must have flexible schedule)
    • Must bend, reach, stretch for product as well as lift, carry and move at least 40 pounds 

    How we’ll make it pretty fun:

    Alice & Wonder is a Chicago-based shop curating pretty fun things for the contemporary gal-on-the-go. The pieces we offer are the hard-to-find gems that we saw and couldn’t live without. Because we value the confidence that comes with having the perfect dress for a killer day at work or just the right cocktail glasses for a last-minute happy hour. When uniqueness meets affordability, that’s when we’ve done our job.

    Joining our team will provide you the opportunity to experience the many facets of running a small business first-hand. This position will not only be vital in running the day-to-day of the retail store but also will partner with the owner and digital manager to improve customers relations, maximize brand exposure and grow the business. We are looking for a staff member to be engaged and connected with the brand, We are a female-lead team who believes in doing what you love and having a pretty fun time while doing it.

    Perks of the gig:

    • Competitive, full-time salary
    • Health benefits
    • Wardrobe allowance + employee discount
    • Creative and team forward environment

    Please email your cover letter and resume to ali@aliceandwonder.com. Include your desired position in the title of the email.

    Internships

    Visual & Graphic Design Internship

    Alice & Wonder is seeking a motivated Visual & Graphic Design Intern to join our growing team through December 2018. The ideal applicant will possess a strong background in graphic design, photography and product styling, as well as have a working knowledge of the digital media landscape.

    Having a creative mind and an eye for design and style will be the key to success for this position. A strong work ethic and high standards are also positive characteristics that we are looking for. We are excited to meet someone with a "go-getter" attitude who’s ready to contribute to the pro-active team behind our brand.  Those looking to gain a valuable, hands-on experience within the fashion industry are encouraged to apply.

    What you’ll do:

    • Assist the marketing team in creating weekly digital content for key social media platforms, as well as email and web content
    • Maintain brand aesthetic through web design and graphics
    • Update website and social media accounts with new graphics, products and other content
    • Assist in photography, shoot styling and photo editing
    • Work with team on evaluating what drives social media content and cater new content based on analysis
    • Brainstorm various marketing ideas for blogs, social media and the website
    • Have opportunities to go on product buying trips and learn the how-to’s of running a business

    What you got:

    • A creative eye with an eagerness to learn multiple facets of running of a small business
    • A collaborative, go-getter attitude
    • Well versed in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, & InDesign is a must. Lightroom knowledge is a plus)
    • Photography background is a plus, but not a requirement
    • Videography background is a plus, but not a requirement (Premiere Pro knowledge also a plus)

    How long we’ll hang:
    24/7, duh! Jk -- ideally the intern would work 10-15 hours a week. Exact schedule is based upon intern availability.   

    How we’ll make it pretty fun:

    Alice & Wonder is a Chicago-based shop curating pretty fun things for the contemporary gal-on-the-go. The pieces we offer are the hard-to-find gems that we saw and couldn’t live without. Because we value the confidence that comes with having the perfect dress for a killer day at work or just the right cocktail glasses for a last-minute happy hour. When uniqueness meets affordability, that’s when we’ve done our job.

    Joining our team will provide you the opportunity to experience the many facets of running a small business first-hand. From brainstorming fashion trends of the week to curating Pinterest boards tailored to engage our customer to getting hands-on styling experience at our monthly photoshoots. You’ll wear multiple hats, learning how to multi-task, stay organized and most importantly – have a pretty fun time doing it. 

    Perks of the gig:

    • Compensation for this internship given via school credit or paid stipend
    • Employee discount.

    Please email your resume, design portfolio and two examples of brands who you think do an amazing job using social media to drive brand awareness to ali@aliceandwonder.com. Include your desired internship position in the title of the email.

    Social Media & Operations Internship

    Alice & Wonder is seeking a motivated Social Media & Operations Intern to join our growing team through December 2018. The ideal applicant will possess a strong knowledge of the digital media landscape, as well as an eagerness to learn the operations and processes behind a retail store.  

    The intern will gain a solid grounding in social content strategy and community engagement for a small business. The intern will be involved in promoting Alice & Wonder’s products, events, and social platforms.

    Having a creative mind and an eye for design and style will be the key to success for this position. A strong work ethic and high standards are also positive characteristics that we are looking for. We are excited to meet someone with a "go-getter" attitude who’s ready to contribute to the pro-active team behind our brand.  Those looking to gain a valuable, hands-on experience within the fashion industry are encouraged to apply.

     
    What you’ll do:

    • Demonstrate commitment to Alice & Wonder’s vision, mission and values
    • Monitor and interact with external audiences through A&W’s social media platforms such as Instagram and Pinterest
    • Assist in planning and creating engaging content for Alice & Wonder’s media channels
    • Brainstorm various marketing ideas for blogs, social media and the website
    • Assist with compiling and reviewing recurring analytics and insights for social media
    • Implement new strategies for the blog and social channels
    • Proactively monitor and engage with Alice & Wonder visitors, fans and trending topics via social channels (aka community management)
    • Assist with day-to-day shop operations such as inventory management, event research and more
    • Have opportunities to go on product buying trips and learn the how-to’s of running a business

    What you got:

    • A passion for all things social media is a must
    • A creative eye with an eagerness to learn multiple facets of running of a small business
    • A collaborative, go-getter attitude
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and attention to detail. They must be able to work and be productive independently but also be a valuable member of the team.
    • Think critically, creatively, be a self-starter, have a passion for the ever-changing world of social media and possess excellent time-management skills. 
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Excel, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Experience writing and editing is a plus.

    How long we’ll hang:
    24/7, duh! Jk -- ideally the intern would work 10-15 hours a week. Exact schedule is based upon intern availability.   

    How we’ll make it pretty fun:

    Alice & Wonder is a Chicago-based shop curating pretty fun things for the contemporary gal-on-the-go. The pieces we offer are the hard-to-find gems that we saw and couldn’t live without. Because we value the confidence that comes with having the perfect dress for a killer day at work or just the right cocktail glasses for a last-minute happy hour. When uniqueness meets affordability, that’s when we’ve done our job.

    Joining our team will provide you the opportunity to experience the many facets of running a small business first-hand. From brainstorming fashion trends of the week to curating Pinterest boards tailored to engage our customer to getting hands-on styling experience at our monthly photoshoots. You’ll wear multiple hats, learning how to multi-task, stay organized and most importantly – have a pretty fun time doing it.

    Perks of the gig:

    • Compensation for this internship given via school credit or paid stipend.
    • Employee discount

    Please email your resume and two examples of brands who you think do an amazing job using social media to spread brand awareness to ali@aliceandwonder.com. Include your desired internship position in the title of the email.